Position Description:

CGI is looking for top talent to help our customers digital transformation journey to the cloud. The Cloud Architect is responsible for building and leading the solution framework for cloud computing initiatives. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of cloud computing and technology systems, as well as experience designing and transferring applications to the cloud.

As a Cloud Architect, the individual will manage the customer’s future transition from on premise environments into hybrid-cloud architectures including greenfield implementations on the cloud. The role requires the ability to provide new services effectively and optimize existing environments. In addition, the Architect will play a strategic role in proposing new cloud solutions for existing and future clients

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Co-draft our ground-breaking Cloud Reference Architecture for the benefit of CGI’s Telecom & Media technology teams.
• Provide expertise and leadership regarding Cloud Architecture (Azure, AWS & Google Cloud)
• Assist in the business case and design of Enterprise cloud solutions for both internal and external clients.
• Demonstrate thought leadership in cloud computing across multiple channels, including DevOps Engineering teams, and become a trusted advisor to global decision makers.
• Represent CGI and provide thought leadership when meeting with our customers; provide customer and market feedback to the product and engineering teams to influence product direction.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• A degree in Computer Science or 10 years of equivalent practical experience.
• A minimum of 5 years of experience as a Solutions Architecture.
• A minimum of two years working in Solution Architecture that has a significant public cloud component preferably AWS (Relevant GCP experience is also acceptable)
• Certifications in Cloud Architecture (AWS, Kubernetes) is an asset.
• Experience in AWS Cloud migrations is an asset
• Experience in software design and development in one or more languages such as Python, Java.
• Experience working with deployment and orchestration technologies (such as Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible).
• Experience working with AWS product design/architecture & implementation (such as EKS, EC3, S3, API Gateway, Lambda, AppSync, SNS, SQS, EventBridge, Think Analytics etc. ).
• Understanding and experience with open source server software.
• Experience in all aspects of cloud computing (e.g. infrastructure, storage, platforms and data, etc.), as well as with the cloud market and competitive dynamics.
• Knowledge of current infrastructure automation & continuous integration/deployment.
• In depth knowledge of networking, and cloud-based delivery models.



  • English
  • French

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI — where your ideas and actions make a difference.

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